AHEAD Symposiums

AHEAD Scientific Symposium is the premiere Euro-Mediterranean regional event where the community of researchers and scholars from both developed and developing countries meet; where research results are discussed; where research proposals and scientific collaborations are elaborated, nourished and discussed and where excellence is celebrated. The 5th AHEAD symposium will be held in Casablanca, Morocco, on the 14th of May 2018.

AHEAD Working Papers

The working paper series disseminate “work in progress” and the “work under review”. They are published to stimulate discussion and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field. 

AHEAD Newsletter

The AHEAD Network publishes a six-monthly newsletter that presents AHEAD Network news, workshops, working papers and accounts of scientific achievements of network members. It also includes a research focus that aims at shedding light, in a non-technical manner, on a particular research topic or question.

Meet AHEAD Researcher

Congratulations to AHEAD Network member Sameera AWAWDA for having successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled "“A roadmap to attain universal health coverage in developing countries: A microsimulation based dynamic general equilibrium model”", on Sept 25th 2019, at Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE).

Research Highlights

Measuring lnequality in the Middle East 1990-2016: The World’s Most Unequal Region? "The Middle East appears to be the most unequal region in the world, with a top decile income share as large as 61%, as compared to 36% in Western Europe...".

Latest Publication

"Health differentials between citizens and immigrants in Europe: a heterogeneous convergence". This paper investigates differences in health patterns between immigrants and citizens in Europe using panel data. 

AHEAD Workshops

AHEAD Network held, in collaboration with the Institute of Community and Public Health, a workshop on "Alternative financing strategies to attain Universal Health Coverage.


12th European Public Health Conference will be held Marseille Chanot, Palais des Congrès et des Expositions, Marseille, France from 20- 23 November 2019.